Belize participates at 54th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018. 12:30 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: The Livestock Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, through the Genetic Improvement in Sheep and Goat Project, participated in the 54th Caribbean Food Crops Society Poster Presentation along with international presenters on July 10, at the Princess Ramada hotel in Belize city.

The unit’s poster showcased the Breeding Certification System on Small Ruminants and highlighted the main steps of the certification program, which includes the protocol for registration and certification of the breeding stocks, the breed types, the partners comprising the Certification Committee as well as defined the blood registration for up to three generation pedigree.

The Sheep Project, funded by Republic of China (Taiwan) in cooperation with government…

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